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March Is Music in Our Schools Month

March is Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM), and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) website provides ideas for how to participate in MIOSM and promote support for school music. A menu offers downloadable MIOSM logos for web and print use, and activity ideas.

How to Incorporate Music in Your Subject Suggests how teachers can include music in math, foreign language, social studies, and language arts classes. Read more

Women’s History Month for the Classroom

The theme for Women’s History Month 2019 is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” This March, examine the changing cultural perceptions of women in society and honor their contributions with the following lessons and activities.

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Presidents’ Day Activities

This Presidents’ Day, celebrate the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, their contributions to the United States, and the lives and contributions of all our 45 presidents.

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Black History Month Lessons & Resources

To help you integrate Black History Month into your classroom, below is a selection of lesson plans that cover a variety subjects and that can be adapted to fit multiple grade levels.

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Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photo by Satomi Ichimura via Flickr.

Help students put in perspective Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.

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Winter-Themed Classroom Resources

These lessons, activities, and other resources help students develop an understanding of the mechanisms that bring about seasonal changes and how animals have adapted to them.

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December Holidays Lessons & Resources

Celebrate the holiday season and learn how others celebrate with these lessons and resources for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Pongal, Solstice, and New Years.

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Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom

ThanksgivingCelebrate the Thanksgiving season in the classroom and at home with lessons, quizzes, activities, games, trivia, books, and movies.

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Veterans Day Lesson Plans and Activities

On November 11, we honor the service and sacrifice of men and women in the armed forces. Originally proclaimed Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I, it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include all American veterans.

The following lessons, activities, games, and resources will help your students celebrate service men and women past and present.

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11 Resources for Teaching Flag Day

American FlagHistory of the Stars & Stripes

  • Flag Day Celebrated
    A brief description of Flag Day for students in grades K-5 with images and audio files.
  • Today in History: June 14th: Flag Day
    Text, images, songs, and links to additional resources for grades 6-12.
  • Our Flag ( PDF, 11.4 MB, 56 pgs.)
    A background resource with history and images of the flags of the United States and other historical flags, proportions and anatomy of the flag, flag laws and regulations, flag etiquette, images of state and territory flags, brief history of Flag Day, and more.
  • Flag Timeline
    An illustrated timeline of flags for 1775 to a proposed flag with 51 stars.

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